Our Board

The Norwegian Foundation for Design and Architecture in Norway is led by a board.

The Foundation for Design and Architecture in Norway is led by a board of which the Norwegian Ministry of Culture appoints six of the members.

The three other members are appointed by The National Council for Professional Education in Architecture, The National Council for Professional Education in Design and The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS).

  • Anniken Thue - Chairman of the Board. Design and Arthistorian, appointed by The Norwegian Ministry of Culture
  • Einar Jarmund - Vice-Chairman of the Board. Architect and partner in the Architect’s office Jarmund/Vigsnæs, appointed by The Norwegian Ministry of Culture
  • Kari Sjeldnæs. Publising editor, appointed by The Norwegian Ministry of Culture
  • Kristen Haugum. Regional Director of The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS), appointed by KS
  • Tore Gulden. Industrial designer and Professor Faculty of Product Design at Akershus University College, appointed by  The National Council for Professional Education in Design
  • Karsten Jørgensen. Professor at The Department of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning at The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), appointed by The National Council for Professional Education in Architecture

Deputy Board Members

  • 1st deputy board member: Elin Børrud. Architect and Professor at UMB, appointed by The Norwegian Ministry of Culture
  • 2nd deputy board member: Luba Kuzovnikova. Art Director for Pikene på broen, a company of art curators and producers
  • Deputy for Tore Gulden: Ole Petter Wullum, Industrial Designer and Associate Professor at The Department of Product Design at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), appointed by The National Council for Professional Education in Design
  • Deputy for Kristen Haugum: Henning Berby, Senior Advisor at KS, appointed by KS
  • Deputy for Karsten Jørgensen, Gro Lauvland, architect and PhD. Postdoc at The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)